Meet The Team

Meredith McKenna, Office Manager

Meredith Mckenna comes to our office with 20 years of experience in the dental field.  She is a graduate of Monmouth County Vocational College and Hudson Valley Community College where she received her dental radiography and expanded duties license.  She has earned numerous continuing education credits on the latest dental procedures as well as updates with insurance and insurance billing.  Meredith is always happy to answer patients questions whether it is concerning scheduling, treatment plan options or financial/insurance questions.   She welcomes everyone with a smile and her goal is for each patient to leave with a smile.  Meredith makes sure that each patient is seen in a timely manner because she feels that each person's time is as important as the others and should be respected.  She makes sure that the flow of the office is a smooth one on a daily basis.  Don't let the role of office manager fool you though, she does have a great sense of humor that will shock you!

In her free time Meredith enjoys spending summers down the Jersey shore with her boyfriend and her son, as well as going to the gym, and cheering on the local sports teams in the area.

Marta Gawron

Dental Assitant/ Front Office

Marta Gawron has been working in the dental profession for almost 14 years and has a wide variety of experience ranging from insurance billing, scheduling and assisting with dental procedures.  She was an employee of the previous owner and remained on board to be part of Dentistry with Monique.  Marta has a warm, caring persona that makes patients feel comfortable in the dental chair.  She is also willing to answer any questions or concerns that the patient may have.   Marta originates from Poland where she studied to be a teacher; therefore, she especially enjoys working with young children and making sure that each dental experience they have is a fun, exciting one.  

Marta has a loving family that supports her being a working mother.  She enjoys traveling and watching a good movie on her spare time. 

Iwona Michalek, Dental Hygienist

Iwona Michalek is our dental hygienist with over 20 years of experience.  She was born in Poland, where she studied biology.  In 1996 she graduated with honors from New York City Technical College as a dental hygienist.  Iwona's greatest inspiration for her career in dentistry was her late brother, whose dream was to be a dentist.  She is the proud recipient of the highest honor for academic and clinical proficiency in dental hygiene- The Albert H. Stevenson Award.

Iwona is a highly skilled dental professional who works alongside Dr. Monique to provide full oral healthcare.  She is very passionate about her career; therefore, she provides each patient with the knowledge they need to keep up with their oral health and prevention of dental disease. Helping her patients is her number one priority.  It brings her great satisfaction to see her patients have a clean, happy, healthy smile.  Iwona has a very gentle, caring personality which also shines through in her work. 

Iwona is the proud mother of two sons and is a big animal lover.  In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places with her family and friends.